VMware Cloud on AWS DR as a Service first look

The days of managing a remote DR hot site are over!!! Last week at Amazon reInvent, VMware announced General Availability of DR as a Service for VMware Cloud on AWS. This service leverages a very mature and widely used solution from VMWare called SRM or Site Recovery Manager. In this Continue reading

VMware in the Clouds – Cheat Sheet

It has been a huge year for VMware! So many clouds so many announcements. Here is a quick reference guide to what VMware is offering in public clouds. Any Cloud: Software as a service management tools delivered from the Cloud to be able to manage across both vSphere and your Continue reading

Containers for the vSphere Admin: After School Special Update

Sorry, no awkward family drama show here, just an update to the ongoing and evolving world of containers. In this post I will provide an update on the state of Windows containers and the rise of Kubernetes. What is a Windows Container? Like Linux Containers, Windows Containers are Microsoft Windows Continue reading

VMware Cloud Hybrid Linked mode first look

At VMworld Vegas, VMware announced availability of hybrid linked mode for vCenter. This allows you to view and manage both your on-prem vSphere environment as well as your SDDC in VMware Cloud on AWS. Let’s take a look at this awesome new feature! NOTE: Although similar, this is not vCenter Continue reading

VMware Cloud Services vs VMware Cloud on AWS

Last week at VMworld in Vegas, VMware announced two new service offerings. In this post I will point out the key differences between each service as well as some of the features that both share. Hopefully this will help you clearly understand what these services offer as well as help Continue reading

VMworld Vegas 2017 Pro Tips and Tricks

We are almost here folks, VMworld is less that a week away. If you are a VMworld vetran or this is your first time, I think there is something in this guide for everyone. This is an update of my guide from last year based on some observations and new Continue reading